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Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
. barack obama spoke with hatian president rene preval and promised america's commitment. >> i pledge america's continued commitment to the government and the people of haiti in the immediate effort to save lives and deliver relief and in the long-term effort to rebuild. >> it's been a week that has tugged at our heartstrings and perhaps even bricked our consciouses. this is how cnn has reported pit. >> getting word of a major earthquake in haiti. only 22 miles west of the capital, port-au-prince. >> every two step, i saw like a house cloollapsed. every two step, i saw people bleeding. every two step, i saw a children with a big in their head. >> reporter: are you able to live in the palace, or is it completely destroyed? >> i cannot live in the palace. i cannot live in my own house. because the two collapsed. >> doctors are telling me, they don't have enough medicine to treat these patients. they don't have enough gas to run the generators to run the medical machines to treat these patients. >> think how you would feel if you lost everything, you were wandering around streets at nigh
Jan 31, 2010 2:00pm EST
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Jan 10, 2010 2:00pm EST
of "the new york times" and found that 13 some20% of america its water supply is contaminated with arsenic and such things. 49 million people having to suffer levels of bacteria and other such things in the water. how is that possible? >> well, there's lots of threats to water quality in the united states. one of the threats that isn't receiving increasing attention is the level of pharmaceuticals in our drinking water. in new york city where we are today has one of the finest drinking water supplies in the world with their 122 sewage treatment plant discharging into the 2,000 square mile reservoir in westchester county. those sewer treatment plants the water that comes to new york city is unfiltered water. it has to be heavily chlorinated and that xraets a class of chemicals which the city of new york doesn't even test for. in addition to that, there's growing concern about pharmaceuticals in our water supply about 80% of the estrogen when a woman takes birth control pills, about 80% of that estrogen goes through her body and then ends up either the septic system or sewage plant which dis
Jan 3, 2010 2:00pm EST
previously on this program about america's involvement there in the late 1980s. >> we turned our backs on afghanistan. we turned our backs on pakistan. they were left to deal with a situation in afghanistan on their own. their worry is what happens in the future. will we be there? will we be a constant presence? will we be supportive of them over the long term? >> that's what u.s. secretary of defense robert gates told me earlier this month, promising to stay the course. do your countries want the united states to stay? we have this strategy review going on. do you want them to ramp up and stay? ambassador? >> our view is very, very clear about that. we supported general mcchrystal's suggestions and strategy, including increase of forces. we know this threat is not only for afghanistan or limbed to afghanistan and pakistan. this threat is not only regional. as we know, everywhere. so without stabilizing afghanistan, any talks about withdrawal or exit from the military activities and dealing with the challenges is just against the interest of the united states and the global world. >> t
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